Author: matthewstensrud

My Visit to Capitol Hill

My Visit to Capitol Hill

I spent Tuesday physically away from my students but I felt incredibly close to them as I advocated for education with my Senators’ and Congressman’s offices all day. With the new legislative year in...

Learn More About ESSA

Learn More About ESSA

ESSA, the Every Student Succeeds Act, was signed into law by President Obama in December 2015. Since then, the Department of Education, states, and education organizations have been hard at work. The Department of...

Welcome to the ATES Policy Group! 4

Welcome to the ATES Policy Group!

Hello! And welcome to the blog for Annandale Terrace Elementary School’s brand-new policy group! Here, we’ll dive into education policy, what it means for students and for us – the teachers. We’ll explore the...